Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Missing Fayette County Teen Found in Oelwein

Authorities say the missing Fayette County teen has been found. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office had received a report Tuesday morning that 16-year old Bryleigh Nicole Rose of Westgate was missing. Hours later – after an overwhelming response from the public – the Sheriffs Office received information that Bryleigh Rose may be staying in Oelwein.

Fayette County Authorities Looking for Missing Teen

Authorities are looking for a missing Fayette County teen. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year old Bryleigh Nicole Rose of Westgate has been missing since Sunday night. Rose left her home on Sunday and was last seen in the Oelwein area with Federico Josue Luna, also known as “Rico Arrogang”, who could not be

LaVerna Mae Hosek – Manchester

LaVerna Mae Hosek, 97, of Manchester, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. She was born on November 17, 1919, in Keystone, the daughter of Jesse and Amanda (Snarr) Warford.  LaVerna was raised and educated in the Keystone area.   LaVerna was united in marriage to James Hosek. 

Richard “Dick” J. Foust – Manchester

   Richard “Dick” J. Foust, 73, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly January 15, 2017 of a blood disease at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Visitation will be Thursday, January 19, 2017 from  3:00 – 7:00  p.m. at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester , with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service.

Man Charged in WD Bus Crash Wants to Withdraw Pleas

MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) – A man accused of driving his vehicle into a West Delaware school bus wants to withdraw some guilty pleas. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the attorney for 42-year-old Monte Klink of Arlington filed a motion Friday. Klink pleaded guilty in November to second-offense driving while intoxicated and to two counts

Corn and Soybean Growers Set Records in 2016

Corn and soybean growers in Iowa and across the country set new records in 2016. That’s according to a report from the USDA Ag Statistics Service. Doug Hartwig, deputy director for the Upper Midwest region, says the corn yield in Iowa is estimated at 2.74 billion bushels. Iowa’s average corn yield topped 200 bushels per

Vilsack Resigns Early as U.S. Ag Secretary

On Friday, former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack announced it was his FINAL day as U-S Ag Secretary. Radio Iowa’s O. Kay Henderson reports. Vilsack posted a “farewell message” on the U-S-D-A website. Vilsack thanked the department’s 90-thousand employees. Vilsack said their work “allows America to have the most productive farmers, ranchers, and producers in the

Dyersville Library Hosting Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

The James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville welcomes back the Die-Laughing Murder Mystery Troupe for another murder mystery dinner fundraiser on Saturday, February 25th! You’ll help solve a mystery while laughing and enjoying a delicious meal catered by J&D Mart. Event begins at 6:30 pm at the Dyersville Golf and Country Club. Tickets $50 each

Grants Available to Help Promote Speciality Crops

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is accepting applications for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program.  The grants are available to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa.   The final funding level